Years ago, when I first learned the craft of basket weaving, I was more concerned with making baskets that had a traditional, more functional purpose. Today form, color, and intricacies of pattern occupy my mind as I weave more contemporary baskets.
Jacquelyn O'Hare is an artist who lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire. She received her BFA in Three Dimensional Design from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a M.S.A.E from Massachusetts College of Art, Boston.
She has exhibited her baskets at the Brush Art Gallery, Lowell, MA, the Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, the Jaffrey Civic Center and the Sharon Arts Gallery in Peterborough and the Healing Arts Gallery at Monadnock Community Hospital.
Jacquelyn is a member of the Northeast Basketmakers Guild and National Basketry Organization.
119 Old Street Road
Peterborough, NH 03458
"Blue Play"-Dyed and painted reed/ 12"x12"x12"
"Quadrafoil twills" - Black ash, dyed and natural/ 10" x 3"
Two contemporary twill weaves.
"Pear" -Round reed/22"x11"x11"
"Honey with Tulip Basket" - 8" x 14" x 14.5" Flat and round reed with oak handle.
Japanese Contemproary Twills, 12x12",
Handpainted staves with dyed weavers